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Data collected by the MD-DE-DC USGS Water Science Center are reported in Eastern Standard Time (EST) year-round.

Updated April 22, 2016: USGS streamflow monitoring will be discontinued at the following sites effective July 1, 2016:
  • 01487150 BUCKS BRANCH NEAR ATLANTA, DE (2014 to present)
  • 01594963 NYDEGGER RUN NEAR GORMAN, MD (2013 to present)
  • 01596050 SAVAGE RIVER NEAR AVILTON, MD (2013 to present)
  • 01597000 CRABTREE CREEK NEAR SWANTON, MD (1948 to present)
  • 01598650 SAND SPRING RUN AT FROSTBURG, MD (2006 to present)
  • 03076700 BUFFALO RUN NEAR FRIENDSVILLE, MD (2013 to present)
  • 03076800 MILL RUN AT MINERAL SPRING, MD (2013 to present)
Currently, data collection activities at these sites (map) are funded jointly by the USGS and partner agencies through the USGS Cooperative Water Program. Lack of partner funding for these sites will result in discontinuation of all monitoring activities. Questions or concerns can be directed to Jon Dillow (jjdillow@usgs.gov; 443-498-5524).



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LOCATION.--Lat 39°32'58.9", long 76°38'10.0", Baltimore County, MD, Hydrologic Unit 02060003, on right
   downstream wingwall of bridge on Glencoe Road at intersection of Upper Glencoe Road and Lower Glencoe Road 
   in Glencoe, and 0.7 mi upstream from Piney Creek.
DRAINAGE AREA.--160 mi2.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--October 1977 to June 1980, December 1982 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder and crest-stage gage. Datum of gage is 244.13 ft above North American 
   Vertical Datum of 1988.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated by Prettyboy Reservoir, 12 mi upstream, beginning April 10, 1933, for water
   supply of Baltimore City  (usable capacity, 20,000,000,000 gal; dead storage, 1,080,000,000 gal).
   U.S. Geological Survey satellite data-collection platform at station.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD.--Maximum discharge, 13,000 ft3/s, Sep. 8, 2011,
   gage height, 16.50 ft; minimum discharge, 30 ft3/s, Sep. 3, 1999.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the Baltimore City Department of
   Public Works, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
This station managed by the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center, Baltimore office.

Available Parameters Available Period
All 3 Available Parameters for this site
00060 Discharge 2007-10-01  2016-05-25
00065 Gage height 2016-01-26  2016-05-25
63675 Turbidity, Nephelom 2015-09-02  2016-05-25

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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 200   05-25-2016  01:15 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for May 25 based on 36 years of record more
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Median Mean 75th
67 152 200 227 240 287 608

Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 1.63   05-25-2016  01:15 EST
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